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2011 

Hurricane Irene left its mark on most of us along the eastern coast.  Some of us were hit harder than others and the lucky one's amongst us were not hit at all. Parts of Rockland County NY were under 4 feet of water and occupants needed to be evacuated by rowboats.  Other areas were more effected...
08/31/2011
My Successful Open House - 22 Attendees Thanks to Hurricane Irene! With all the talk and for-warning about the hurricane to come, and that it was to be a biggie, everyone in New York City and surrounding areas was busy preparing for Irene's appearance.  Winds between 40-60 miles an hour and 8-12 ...
08/28/2011
A picture is worth a thousand words and with over 85% of all home buyers beginning their search online, if there's no photo they just will move on to the next listing.  Cindy Jones makes a great case for why every seller should agree to have multiple photos of their home for sale posted.  Buyers ...
08/25/2011
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School Bus Safety Summer is almost over and the school year will be starting soon.  In Rockland County NY we're lucky to have universal bus-sing for our school children.  That means that every school age child is entitled to be bussed to school irrespective of where they live in proximity to the ...
08/22/2011
Get Energy Smart! Free Energy Workshop at Rockland Community College Suffern NY August 18,2011 With the shakeup of the country's economy, all of us are looking for ways to tighten our belts.  Rockland Community College will be hosting a free Home Energy Workshop sponsored by RenewRockland.org tod...
08/18/2011
  Back to School - Preparing For That First Day With Labor Day quickly approaching and the summer almost over, stores are heavy into marketing their fall clothing and back to school wares. With the start of the school year for Rockland County, NY just a few short weeks away (September 6 & 7) it's...
08/17/2011
Suffern NY Middle School  - Orientation   I can hardly believe that the summer is coming to a close and that its almost time to head back to school.  For those kids starting middle school the start of the school year is a time of new beginnings and the start of another stage in their school life....
08/16/2011
Celebrate India's Independence at Rockland County India Day Parade - August 14 Rockland County will join its local Indian population by celebrating India's Independence day with a parade this Sunday August 14, 2011.  India achieved it's independence from British rule on August 15, 1947.  In India...
08/12/2011
Help Make Waves!  - Swim for United Hospice of Rockland Sunday Aug 14 - Pay it Forward Cancer is unfortunately not a stranger to most of us.  We've all lost a loved one to the dreaded disease or are closely connected to someone who did.  If you're a swimmer, here's your chance to Pay it Forward a...
08/12/2011
You're putting your home on the market and/or getting ready to move but are in a quandery of what to do with all your "stuff" while getting your home "show ready".   If you're considering renting some storage space to store it in, Kathy Streib has some great tips about questions you should be ask...
08/08/2011
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